Axalta-Huajia Coats Thermos Containers with Rich Colors of Sustainable Alesta Powder Coatings
SHANGHAI--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Axalta-Huajia Coatings, a joint-venture company of Axalta Coating Systems (NYSE: AXTA), a leading global supplier of liquid and powder coatings, has provided its environmentally responsible Alesta® powder coatings to Thermos, a worldwide manufacturer of insulated food and beverage containers, children’s lunch kits and other innovative consumer products. Applied to the exterior of Thermos food and beverage containers, Alesta coatings are designed to meet food safety requirements, while delivering brilliant color, high durability, and UV and chemical resistance.
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Thermos containers coated with Axalta's sustainable Alesta® powder coatings (Photo: Axalta)
Since 2016, Axalta has collaborated with Thermos on its R&D and product innovation to develop customized powder coating solutions that will replace solventborne coatings and help the company to achieve its sustainability goals.
“We’re excited to be a strategic partner to Thermos so that we can continue to not only bring beautiful, rich colors to their products, but also help reduce energy consumption and protect the environment,” said Gary Cao, General Manager of Axalta-Huajia Coatings. “We are also excited that we have been able to bring Axalta’s cutting-edge technologies, sustainable solutions and professional experience to Thermos’ R&D and innovation to provide value-added service for our customer.”
Alesta powder coatings have superior durability and are available in a wide selection of colors, effects, and gloss levels. In addition to the sustainable nature of powder products which contain no VOC and targeted HAP emissions, the coating can be used in versatile applications from tableware, to doors, window frames, cladding and other architectural components.
About Axalta-Huajia Coatings
Axalta-Huajia Coatings Co. Ltd. is a powder coating joint venture that Axalta Coating Systems shares with Yongjia Group Co Ltd. Headquartered in Huangshan, China. As a leading manufacturer of powder coating products in China. In addition to Huangshan, Axalta-Huajia operates four powder coating manufacturing plants that are strategically located in Shanghai (Qingpu), Guangdong, Chengdu, and Shandong. The joint venture manufactures and distributes powder coatings, providing innovative and quality powder coating solutions designed to meet the needs of local and global customers.
About Axalta Coating Systems
Axalta is a leading global company focused solely on coatings and providing customers with innovative, colorful, beautiful and sustainable solutions. From light OEM vehicles, commercial vehicles and refinish applications to electric motors, buildings and pipelines, our coatings are designed to prevent corrosion, increase productivity and enable the materials we coat to last longer. With more than 150 years of experience in the coatings industry, the over 13,000 people of Axalta continue to find ways to better serve our more than 100,000 customers in 130 countries every day with the finest coatings, application systems and technology. For more information visit axaltacoatingsystems.com and follow us on Twitter @axalta and on LinkedIn.
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Released June 26, 2017